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Tory MP says Israel tactics 'brutal'

Fri, 2014-08-01 12:55
An ex-defence minister condemns Israel's Gaza offensive after a ceasefire fails, as the foreign secretary says both sides must "act proportionately".

Police 'chokehold' caused NYC death

Fri, 2014-08-01 12:55
A medical examiner has ruled that a police officer's "chokehold" caused the death of a man in New York.

Boy detained for 'brain injury' rape

Fri, 2014-08-01 12:52
A 16-year-old boy who beat and raped a girl in a park, leaving her with the mental age of an eight year old, is given a discretionary life sentence.

Lampard set for Man City loan move

Fri, 2014-08-01 12:45
Former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard is set to join Manchester City on a loan deal from New York City FC.

Sharp overcomes illness to win silver

Fri, 2014-08-01 12:43
Scot Lynsey Sharp wins silver in the women's 800m - just hours after being on a drip following a bout of sickness.

Northern Ireland boxers reach finals

Fri, 2014-08-01 11:54
Michaela Walsh, Michael Conlan, Paddy Barnes and Joe Fitzpatrick qualify for their finals at the Commonwealth Games.

Company fined over walkway collapse

Fri, 2014-08-01 11:45
A housing company is fined for "breathtaking" health and safety breaches after a flats walkway collapsed.

Fragapane wins historic fourth gold

Fri, 2014-08-01 11:25
Gymnast Claudia Fragapane becomes the first Englishwoman to win four golds at a single Commonwealth Games since 1930.

Ebola-fear athletes seek longer stay

Fri, 2014-08-01 10:54
Up to 30 Commonwealth Games athletes from Sierra Leone are considering extending their stay in Glasgow amid fears over the Ebola virus.

Uganda court annuls anti-gay law

Fri, 2014-08-01 10:52
Uganda's Constitutional Court annuls a tough anti-gay law that had drawn widespread criticism by Western governments and human rights activists.

'Nine militants killed' in Xinjiang

Fri, 2014-08-01 10:39
Nine militants are shot dead by police and one captured in the restive Chinese region of Xinjiang, the Xinhua news agency reports.

VIDEO: Film Review - the week's new films

Fri, 2014-08-01 10:06
Film critic Jason Solomons reviews the week's film releases, including Joe, Hercules and Earth to Echo.

VIDEO: French police's 'vanishing' cocaine

Fri, 2014-08-01 09:40
French police seize 50kg of cocaine which was then securely stored at the headquarters of their judicial police, but it has disappeared.

VIDEO: Quads born on eve of Gaza ceasefire

Fri, 2014-08-01 09:38
Jon Donnison reports from Gaza, where a woman gave birth to quadruplets on the eve of an ill-fated truce, which broke down with reports of attacks on both sides.

Somali MP shot dead outside mosque

Fri, 2014-08-01 09:27
A Somali MP is assassinated outside a mosque in Somalia's capital by Islamist militants - the fifth parliamentarian to be killed this year.

Father cleared of shaken baby death

Fri, 2014-08-01 09:27
A man is cleared of killing his son who died as a result of severe brain injuries caused 12 years ago when he was shaken as a baby.

Vermaelen may leave Arsenal - Wenger

Fri, 2014-08-01 09:25
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says club captain and Belgium international defender Thomas Vermaelen may leave the Gunners.

VIDEO: Pupils' fight to save school caretaker

Fri, 2014-08-01 09:24
Hundreds of families are campaigning to save a West Yorkshire man from being deported out of the country.

VIDEO: British doctor's video from Ebola hospital

Fri, 2014-08-01 09:12
Convincing patients to receive treatment is the biggest task facing medical professionals trying to contain the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, a doctor in Sierra Leone says.

Driver blacked out before bus crash

Fri, 2014-08-01 09:09
A bus firm is liable for damages for a crash involving 50 school children after its driver blacked out.
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